Dr Kirsty Hughes explores views on and prospects for Scottish independence, and the possible implications of Liz Truss as UK Prime Minister. Continue reading Scotland’s Independence Debate and the New UK Prime Minister
Professor Albert Weale considers the nature and implications of Trussism for the future of UK-EU relations, and the clash of ideas between libertarian Conservatism and the European project. Continue reading Trussism and the Future of UK-EU Relations
Based on an analysis of British mainstream print media coverage between 2006-2013, Dr Denny Pencheva examines how constructive engagement with EU nationals in the UK today is complicated by a history of divisive, racialised rhetoric, and persistent negative stereotyping of Eastern Europeans by the UK press, and argues for a more responsible approach to public debates on immigration, by politicians and the media. Continue reading What to do with (Eastern) Europeans after Brexit?
His Excellency Karel van Oosterom Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Kingdom, highlights three values that the Dutch hold dear and seek to promote on a European and a global stage. Continue reading The Values of Europe (Mini-series): A view from the Netherlands
As NATO leaders gather in Madrid for today’s summit, His Excellency José Pascual Marco Martínez, Spanish Ambassador to the UK, reflects on the meaning of European values in today’s world. Continue reading The Values of Europe (Mini-series): A view from Spain